As a former US Naval Officer and fighter pilot with sailing experience since 1973, David MacNeil’s love of the sea is unyielding. Both David and Janet hold U.S. Coast Guard 100 ton Master’s Licenses. David is also a certified rescue scuba diver. David retired from a 30 year career as an international airline captain with over 20,000 hours flying transatlantic and Caribbean routes. David’s experience, combined with his naval tenure, help make Elixir the epitome of safety and reliability.